Death knell for door to door?
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Death knell for door to door?

The impact of the new free distribution model on newspaper sales has been much analysed. What has perhaps got less attention is the impact Metro et al will have on their free cousins in the door to door sector. Steven Malcolm assesses the implication

By Steven Malcolm  |  01/03/2007

Tea at the Telegraph
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Tea at the Telegraph

The Telegraph’s move to its shiny new newsroom at Victoria continues to attract much comment, some of it one-sided and not entirely positive. Ray Snoddy met with Telegraph editor Will Lewis to hear his side of the story.

By Ray Snoddy  |  01/03/2007

New Channels for Regional Papers
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New Channels for Regional Papers

With circulations in decline, publishers have been experimenting with a range of new strategies – from multi-platform publishing to free distribution models. Many have also been looking at the potential for newspaper sales outside of the traditional

By Andrea Kirkby  |  01/03/2007

Going large but staying local
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Going large but staying local

After recent acquisitions, Iliffe News & Media (INML) moved into the top 10 list of regional publishers. Russell Borthwick met with three of Iliffe’s top executives (chief executive, David Fordham, Andy Gough, MD of Cambridge Newspapers, and newly ap

By Russell Borthwick  |  01/03/2007

Online Metrics
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Online Metrics

In the print world, the key measures of circulation and readership are firmly established and widely understood. Not so with online, where there is a multitude of different definitions of what constitutes web traffic as well as systems for measuring

By Patrick Dye  |  01/03/2007

Interview with Simon Waldman
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Interview with Simon Waldman

If there's one figure who has become 'Mr Digital' in the UK print media, it's Simon Waldman. Group director of digital strategy and development at Guardian Media Group, he also took over the chair of the Association of Online Publishers in September

By Andrea Kirkby  |  01/03/2007

Adding value with podcasts
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Adding value with podcasts

As a key component of new internet capabilities, podcasting offers huge potential to publishers of all sizes. Alex Manchester explains why you should be looking to start.

By Alex Manchester  |  01/03/2007

People power
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People power

Web 1.0 was all about the publisher; Web 2.0 is all about the user. It’s about enabling the user to create content and to network with other members of the community. The challenge for publishers is to shed their proprietorial approach to content and

By Mark Edwards  |  01/01/2007

Making Money from Web 2.0
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Making Money from Web 2.0

On 23 November 2006, the Specialised Information Publishers Association (SIPA) held a conference looking at Web 2.0 at the Novotel, Tower Bridge. James Evelegh looks at some of the main themes coming out of the day.

By James Evelegh  |  01/01/2007

Google – Friend or Foe?
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Google – Friend or Foe?

While most publishers continue to invest heavily in search engine optimisation, to drive search engine traffic to their sites, some have started to have serious misgivings about what they see as copyright infringements and unfair competition. Andrea

By Andrea Kirkby  |  01/01/2007

When does local not have to be local?
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When does local not have to be local?

The time to stop and think is too often treated as a luxury, especially in busy circulation departments. Yet, every now and then, it is essential to pause and look afresh at the way you do things. Northcliffe asked Deloitte to assist them in a review

By Ian Jenkinson  |  01/01/2007

How to Reward Readers and Make Money
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How to Reward Readers and Make Money

The regional press’ trump card is its local ties – both with readers and advertisers. Archant Norfolk is about to launch a new scheme which aims to strengthen this bond still further – and hopefully make money too. Philip Preston explains their think

By Philip Preston  |  01/01/2007

CRM and Regional Newspapers
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CRM and Regional Newspapers

Having too many customers is rarely a problem; having too many types of customer can be. Readers, newsagents, advertisers - display and classified - are all distinct customer segments managed separately within newspaper centres. Andrea Kirkby looks a

By Andrea Kirkby  |  01/01/2007

Behind bars?
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Behind bars?

Is the digital newsroom a journalists’ prison? Will it help or hinder content delivery in the multi-media world? Ray Snoddy looks at newsroom design and what it tells us about newspapers’ state of preparedness for the future.

By Ray Snoddy  |  01/01/2007

What does Web 2.0 really mean for publishers?
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What does Web 2.0 really mean for publishers?

Everyone’s heard the hype surrounding Web 2.0, the catch-all buzz-phrase that refers to the ‘new’ participatory web, where users interact with each other, upload their own content and shape their own experience. But what, asks Robin Crumby, does Web

By Robin Crumby  |  01/01/2007

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